Eric Church announces free show to San Antonio ticket holders after canceling concert to attend UNC, Duke game


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Eric Church reconciles with his fans.

On Saturday, Church announced a free show to his fans after canceling his April 2 concert in San Antonio at the last minute to attend the University of North Carolina Tar Heels against the Duke Blue Devils’ last four NCAA championship games. the same day.

“Thank you San Antonio for letting me bring my family to this game. It took me a minute to figure out how and when I could properly express my thanks. I will be coming to Whitewater Amphitheater in New Braunfels, TX on Friday, September 2 , 2022 for a ONE-TIME FREE show for those of you who purchased tickets and were planning on attending our canceled show in San Antonio,” Church, 44, said in a statement shared to his social media accounts. Saturday.

He said more details will be announced “soon”.

UNC, DUKE FINAL FOUR GAME INVITES ERIC CHURCH TO CANCEL LAST MINUTE CONCERT

His concert at the AT&T Center in San Antonio is sold out.

“This Saturday, my family and I will come together to cheer on the Tar Heels as the team reaches the Final Four,” Church told fans in a statement released by TicketMaster on March 30.

“As a lifelong Carolina basketball fan, I’ve seen Carolina and Duke fight over the course of the year, but to see them face off in the Final Four for the first time in tournament history. NCAA is every sports fan’s dream.”

Church noted that the cancellation was “the most selfish thing” he had ever done.

He continued, “It’s also the most selfish thing I’ve ever asked the choir to do: give up your Saturday night plans with us so that I can spend this time with my family and my sports community. “

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Eric Church attends a North Carolina Tar Heels basketball game against Duke in 2018.
(Photo by Peyton Williams/UNC)

“However, it’s that same kind of passion felt by the people in the seats at our gigs that makes us want to be part of a crowd at a game of this importance. Woody Durham has always said:” Go where you go and do what you want. you make.’ [T]Thank you for letting me go here and be with the Tar Heels.”

Fans were reimbursed for the canceled concert.

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Church celebrates on the field with Tar Heels head coach Mack Brown after the Belk College kickoff game between the South Carolina Gamecocks and the Tar Heels on August 31, 2019 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte , North Carolina.

Church celebrates on the field with Tar Heels head coach Mack Brown after the Belk College kickoff game between the South Carolina Gamecocks and the Tar Heels on August 31, 2019 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte , North Carolina.
(Photo by Dannie Walls/Icon Sportswire)

Church is a huge UNC fan and was photographed at Soccer and basketball games in the past.

He has already posed for a photo with Tar Heels head coach Mack Brown after a game between UNC and the South Carolina Gamecocks in 2019.

Fox News’ Lauryn Overhultz contributed to this report.


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